Films about Peace

Films from the MY HERO archive celebrating those working for peace.

Defying Death in South Sudan

Right To Play - [Excerpt]

A Good American: The Times of Ron Kovic [excerpt]

Prayers for Peace

Ron Kovic Peace Prize Winners

Defying Death in South Sudan

Producer: Francis Mead

Defying death in South Sudan. Featuring Humanitarian Hero Award Winner Ken Payumo.

Post-war Machismo: Be a Man

Producer: Liz Mermin
At 15, Dragan Kisin was beating kids up, drinking, and getting in all sorts of trouble. His father had left home to avoid gambling debts, and his mother was in despair. Then Dragan joined the Be a Man club in Bosnia and Herzegovina's Banja Luka. He is now a community leader and non-violence advocate.

Blessed is the Peacemaker

Producer: Taqi Juba
Blessed is the Peacemaker is a short film developed by Wide Angle Youth Media's Mentoring Video Project.

Right To Play - [Excerpt]

Producer: Frank Marshall
Olympian Johann Olav Koss embarked on a remarkable journey to use sports to improve the lives of African children.

Azim Khamisa: The Tool of Forgiveness

Producer: The Institute for Advancing Unity/The Working Grou...
A grieving father overcomes tragedy by creating something beautiful in his son's name.

Moral Courage: Stopping shootings in Brooklyn before they start

Producer: Adam Grannick and Moral Courage TV
Kenneth is a part of the Save Our Streets organization, and he uses his own experiences with violence to prevent it from happening to the youths of Crown Heights.

Let them Bloom

Producer: Fauzia Minallah from PAKISTAN
A simple prayer for peace with beautiful illustrations.

Imagine Peace

Producer: Mali Bickley & The Dreamteam
A collection of art and prose from children of the world who imagine peace.


Producer: Sharif Christopher Matar & Erik Takagi Butts
A man takes a long journey to do what only he can do.

About Ron Kovic

A Good American: The Times of Ron Kovic [excerpt]

Producer: Loretta Smith
Loretta documents the amazing journey of Ron Kovic, a Viet-Nam war veteran and a world renowned peace activist.

About Ron Kovic

Producer: The MY HERO Project
Ron Kovic is a best selling author, activist and artist. A decorated Marine, he was paralyzed in combat during the Vietnam War. Today, Kovic wields wisdom and experience as a champion for peace.

More films about Peace

Peace Begins

Producer: Slater Jewell-Kemker

Prayers for Peace

Producer: Dustin Grella
A young man seeks peace on behalf of his brother.

A Battle for Peace

Producer: Walking the dog / Directed by: Joost Jansen

A soldier goes to the front during World War I, whose horrors make him realise that the enemy is actually war itself. The testimony of this soldier stands as a methaphor for the terrible cruelty of war and the desire for peace.

A Long Walk to Peace

Producer: DRC Child Reporters
Documenting Children's Forum of Hope, young people from DR Congo discuss a framework for peace along with peers from all seven different countries.

Crazy For Peace

Producer: Wendy Milette
Jeanie Bernstein has left a legacy of activism on her Laguna Beach community.

A Quest for Peace: Nonviolence Among Religions

Producer: Matthew Evans
Young filmmaker, Matthew J. Evans, takes a look at one of the most pressing issues in our modern society: violence among religions.

Global Youth Peace Summit

Producer: The Amala Foundation
The Summit unites youth from around the world for a week-long experience dedicated to personal growth, healing, cultural exchange, leadership development and community building.

JOANNE Tawfilis - peacemaker hero

Producer: Slater Jewell-Kemker
Joanne inspires us all with the Art Miles Murals Project.

Move With Me

Producer: YLL ÇITAKU
A poetic film of the heroic children from Kosovo after the war.

Peace in the world: iEarn 2013

Producer: Cheikh Seck
Cheikh Seck visits the iEarn conference in Doha Qatar.

Peace it Together: Checkpoint of Humanity

Producer: Tamir Asseoulin, Owen Quanstrom, Chloe Clarkson, Z...
A tense standoff becomes an exercise in compassion.

Peace it Together: Freedom

Producer: Illy Auerbach, Mohammed Qassas, Jeremy Izso
A meditation on the meaning of freedom.

Peace it Together: Listen to This

Producer: Itay Sasson, Jennifer Sarkar, Gilli Tohar, and Mir...
Two musicians literally break down barriers.

Playing For Change: Peace Through Music

Producer: Mark Johnson & Jonathan Walls
Playing for Change | Peace through Music

Pray the Devil Back to Hell - excerpt

Producer: Abigail Disney (Producer) and Gini Reticker (Direc...
This important documentary sheds light on the "Womens Peace Movement of Liberia," and celebrates these unsung heroes. (excerpt)

Rashid Peters: Peace Activist & Music Hero

Producer: Jeanne and Tony
A portrait of Rashid Peters, a peace activist and music hero from Sierra Leone.


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